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Wetter arrested on multiple charges

Shawn F. Wetter 28 years old of Fairbury was taken into custody on April 10, 2016 at approximately 0052 hours for alleged Strangulation (3A Felony), 3rd Degree Sexual Assault (1 Misdemeanor), 3rd Degree Assault (1 Misdemeanor), Criminal Mischief 3 Misdemeanor) and Assault on a Public Safety Officer with Bodily Fluid (1 Misdemeanor).

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Breaking News: Wetter Arrested On Multiple Charges

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Apr

J. T. Peregrine

 
J. T. “Bud” Peregrine, 94 of Endicott, NE, formerly of Grant, passed away peacefully on April 6, 2016, at his daughter’s house in Lincoln.
Bud is survived by his sister Barbara (Bob) Hegwood of Eagle, WI and three children: Larry and Pat (Korthals) Peregrine of Sugar Mill Woods, FL, Kathy Peregrine, and Steve and Therese (Hill) Peregrine all of Lincoln; four grandchildren: Christian and Jennifer (Allen) Peregrine of Indianapolis, Brendan and Mary (McCullohs) Peregrine of Lutz, FL, Aaron Peregrine and Erin Peregrine Antalis of Chicago, and Kurtis and Ariana (Peregrine) Ray of Spalding, NE. Bud had eight great grandkids: Haylee, Noah, Sebastian, Taylor, Emma, Zoe, Camden and Riley.
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Wayne D. Zoch

Wayne D. Zoch, 58 of Fairbury, passed away April 9, 2016 at his home.  He was born on April 1, 1958 in Deshler, NE. 
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Fair Board Breaks Ground On New Facility

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Jerold Dragoo

Jerold "Jerry" Wayne Dragoo,, passed away on Friday, April 8, 2016 at the age of 74.
Beloved husband of Patricia "Patti" Dragoo (nee Moulton); father of Suzie Kramarczyk, John (Gayle) Dragoo, and Michael (Amie) Dragoo; grandfather of Sarah, Erin, Jacob, Matthew, Justin, Jessica, Julia, Michael, Josie and Joshua; brother of Kevan (Brenda) Dragoo; brother-in-law of Mary Dragoo.
Services: Memorial service at the Schrader Funeral Home and Crematory, 14960 Manchester Road at Holloway, Ballwin, Friday, April 15, 2016, 11:30 a.m. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Luke's Hospice. Memorial visitation Friday 10:30-11:30 a.m. Friends may sign the family’s on-line guestbook at Schrader.com.
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09
Apr

Iola M. Busing

Iola M. Busing, 93 of Fairbury, NE passed away April 7, 2016 at her home. She was born January 5, 1923 at Long Lane, Missouri.
Survivors are children Wayne (Muriel) Busing of Pataskala, OH, Fred Busing of Mountain Home, ID, Nancy Lashley of Stapleton, NE, Joe (Sandra) Busing, Donna (Doug) Shultz, Mark (Diana) Busing, Bruce (Suzy) Busing, George “Bill” (Lori) Busing, Linda (Kent) Siebe, Earl Busing and special friend Deb Niemeyer, and son-in-law Mark Lawrence all of Fairbury, sisters-in-law Edna (Busing) Dein of Fairbury and Gerrie Busing of Florida; 32 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Services will be Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Fairbury with Father John Birkel officiating. Rosary will be Monday evening at 7:00 p.m. at Gerdes-Meyer Chapel in Fairbury. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery at Alexandria, Nebraska. Memorials will go to the Family’s Choice.
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09
Apr

James Roland

James Richard “Rick” Roland, age 54, formerly of Fairbury, died April 6, 2016 in Michigan.  Cremation has taken place.  Services will be at a later date.  Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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09
Apr

Fairbury Clinic to join Jefferson Community Health Center

The Fairbury Clinic will join Jefferson Community Health Center as of July 1.

            The JCHC board of directors and the Fairbury Clinic physicians have been discussing possibilities for integration for more than a year. Both groups signed a purchase agreement this week.

            “JCHC has worked very closely with the Fairbury Clinic for many years, and looks forward to continuing to work together be our community’s most trusted partner in health care,” said Chad Jurgens, JCHC CEO.

            As a part of the agreement, the physicians will join the team of employees at Jefferson Community Health Center. Fairbury Clinic employees will also be offered employment with Jefferson Community Health Center.

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Apr

Happy Rock 4-H

Happy Rock 4H Minutes
Date: April 5th, 2016
Michaela Buchli: Reporter
 
The Happy-Rock 4H Club held its March meeting on Monday, March 21 at the 4H building at 7. Trevin Likens opened, Toriann Likens lead in the Pledge of Allegiance and Charly Lufkin lead the 4H Pledge. Jakolbe Thieme presented a demonstration all about ducks. Toriann Likens and Charly Lufkin presented a DIY puffy paint activity. We made peanut butter energy balls for a snack. Lana reminded us to turn in our 4H registrations which are due April 1. Trevin reminded us to start filling out our record books for the coming year. We will be holding our next meeting Monday April 18, at 7down at the 4H building. Kaylee Sipek and Michaela Buchli will be bringing treats and drinks. 

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